When Evil and Icon Become One: The Best Movie Villains of All Time

38. Hans Gruber from ‘Die Hard’

Die Hard ’ is just one of those classic “guy movies” that goes down in history as one of the genre’s best. And the movie’s villain, Hans Gruber, is also one of the best. Gruber, played by the late Alan Rickman, is an internationally-known German terrorist. He masterminds everything from the Plaza heist, taking hostages and trying to steal $600 million worth of bank bonds. Gruber was the face of all Euro-accented monomaniacs is movies.

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When they touch down, we’ll blow the roof, they’ll spend a month sifting through rubble, and by the time they figure out what went wrong, we’ll be sitting on a beach, earning twenty percent .”

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